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7 signs you're a bad partner even if you think you aren't

INSIDER Logo By insider@insider.com (Julia Naftulin) of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 8: It's possible that your actions and the words you use with your partner could be putting your relationship in jeopardy without you even realizing it.Spending too much time on your phone, doing everything with your partner, or being overly picky could lead to problems in your relationship. It's possible to change your bad relationship habits, but first you have to recognize them.Visit Insider's homepage for more.Once you're in a relationship, getting into the flow of things may cause you to overlook some of your own behaviors, including how you treat your partner.If not realized or addressed, it's possible some of your actions or words could alienate your partner or cause them to feel resentment toward you.Spending all of your free time with your spouse, for example, could indicate you're codependent and smothering them, and being on your phone constantly could mean you're not giving your relationship the attention it needs to thrive."Awareness is the first step in making any sort of change," relationship expert Susan Winter previously told Elite Daily. "Once we're able to be honest with ourselves and admit our shortcomings, then we're one step closer to our recovery of wholeness and emotional health."Here are some signs you may not be as good of a partner as you think you are, and how your actions could affect your relationship.Read the original article on Insider

7 signs you're a bad partner even if you think you aren't

  • It's possible that your actions and the words you use with your partner could be putting your relationship in jeopardy without you even realizing it.
  • Spending too much time on your phone, doing everything with your partner, or being overly picky could lead to problems in your relationship. 
  • It's possible to change your bad relationship habits, but first you have to recognize them.
  • Visit Insider's homepage for more.

Once you're in a relationship, getting into the flow of things may cause you to overlook some of your own behaviors, including how you treat your partner.

If not realized or addressed, it's possible some of your actions or words could alienate your partner or cause them to feel resentment toward you.

Spending all of your free time with your spouse, for example, could indicate you're codependent and smothering them, and being on your phone constantly could mean you're not giving your relationship the attention it needs to thrive.

"Awareness is the first step in making any sort of change," relationship expert Susan Winter previously told Elite Daily. "Once we're able to be honest with ourselves and admit our shortcomings, then we're one step closer to our recovery of wholeness and emotional health."

Here are some signs you may not be as good of a partner as you think you are, and how your actions could affect your relationship.

Read the original article on Insider
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